jonn_
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Orchestra Bassist

jonn_

Male, 31, from Tokyo, Japan

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    May 7, 1985 (Age: 31)
    Location:
    Tokyo, Japan
    Occupation:
    Orchestra Bassist
    Current Setup:
    Main
    French Bows by
    Andre Richaume, Marcel LaPierre
    Basses by
    Paulo Antonio Testore (orchestra owned), Colin Duchene à Nancy, 1877

    Also own but don't use much:
    French Bow by Steven Reiley
    Small German bass labeled Anton Schroeder

    Bass guitars
    Ken Smith BSR5EG Fretless
    Fender jazz
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
    Previously Owned Gear:
    Doerfler Student model French style
    Acoustic Image Contra amp
    G.A.S. List:
    Currently on Sue Lipkins' waiting list.... almost there

    Bows: Sue Lipkins, Boris Fritsch hybrid
    Basses: Daniel Hachez, Mario Lamarre, David Wiebe
    ...or any of those old Italian super basses I've been so lucky to touch.
    Influences and Teachers:
    Teachers - Stephen Lester (Chicago Symphony), Laura Snyder (Milwaukee Symphony)

    Inspiration from
    François Rabbath, Hal Robinson, Ed Barker, Klaus Stoll, Paul Ellison, Tim Cobb, Catalin Rotaru, Thierry Barbe, Gary Karr

    David McGill (former Chicago Symphony principal bassoon)
    Janos Starker's phenomenal cello technique.

    many others
    Hobbies and Interests:
    Photography, Bass Guitar, the occasional whisky.